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bombarded by commercials about gambling. >> these tv spots are chock full of claims. we have a fact check. david? >> $2 million and counting. that is what the casino industry has spent in the baltimore market on tv ads. have they told the truth? >> lots of promises. >> the tv advertising is costly, contentious, and full of conflicting claims. this at opposes adding a sixth gambling site in the state. >> millions of dollars for students and teachers. >> but not really. there is no obligation to use the revenues in classrooms. >> that claim is misleading. the mandate says that a
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percentage goes to the state education trust fund. conceivably gambling dollars could replace general fund dollars earmarked for education, freeing in up to be used for other things. but state analysts say this is not a budget option in fiscal year 2013. >> thousands of new, good paying jobs. >> we have heard this promise before. >> this is another misleading claim. is based on a complaint from -- is based on a complaint from minority contractors. it has nothing to do with high- paying jobs, but rather that local contractors did not get much of the work. this ad supporting expanding gambling -- the job claims are exaggerated. the department of legislative services estimates a total of 2340 good paying full-time jobs. not 4000.
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other so-called back of the house employees may make slightly more. only 10% of the jobs will be supervisors. >> this casino is in west virginia. >> this ad claims that taxpayers will save money. is also misleading. cutting casino subsidies is a reference to a provision that shifts the ownership. expanding gambling -- gambling bill gives them a tax break to do that. millions are being spent because fortune stand to be gained or lost of current casino aboutors' predictions over-saturation come true. ground-breaking has not even begun for baltimore city's casino. wbal-tv 11 news. >> the sons of the original
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owner of the baltimore ravens are paying tribute to their data. >> they were by his side when he died thursday morning. they're talking about his contributions. will live with the story. >> david and john modell : mutual respect. they say their father cared a lot about baltimore as well. >> you really love you guys. >> the former ravens ravensdavid modell and his brother john shared memories of their father. >> his passing was peaceful and mercifully quick. i think he had a dinner appointment with my mother and wanted to get on with it. he missed her so terribly. now they are together, having a few laughs at our expense. >> all larger than life portrait
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of art modell hangs at the entrance to the facility. he died thursday morning. the ravenss tenure, won the super bowl in 2001. his family says they just want him to know how much they loved him and how much baltimore appreciated him. >> we had a moment with my father at the hospital with four players, the head coach, the owner. that easily rivaled my father receiving the super bowl trophy in 2001. it was one of the most special moments of my life that i will never forget. >> john modell described another special time. >> my dad started talking to the cab driver. by the end of that have tried, they were best friends. there were -- he knew everything
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about his family and he knew everything about our family. and they were just two guys. he was a great man. he was just a wonderful human being. >> there was never a time when i went up to say hi that i did not feel like a better person just because i was talking to him. >> former raven's offensive linemen jonathan ogden says he was approachable. >> i will definitely miss that humbleness, that "i am not the guy, i am just one of the guys." i will miss that. >> the memorial services will start at 11:00 and will last until 1:00 in the afternoon. the funeral will be tuesday on the 7400 block of park heights avenue in baltimore. reporting live, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> of our remarkable man. thank you. an interesting note to passalong. according to nbc sports, the cleveland browns will do some appropriate recognition of art modell's passing. that will be tricky in cleveland. they are consulting with the bleak. >> ravens fans are feeling extra out thankful today. and this is the first official purple friday of the season. we are live as they get ready for monday night's game. what's up? >> i will tell you what -- [cheering] this is the man right here. purple friday! yes, you are ready! the ravens bus was on the road
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before dawn this morning, getting fans fired up for another season of football. ♪ ravens cheerleaders were autographing calendars, getting their pictures taken, and doing what they do best -- getting the crowd in the spirit. >> here we go, ravens, here we go! >> ravens fans are amazing. they are following us everywhere. they are hanging out of the bar's. >> you love it, don't you? >> i love it, yes. >> this has been amazing. >> i cannot wait for monday night. between the ravens and the orioles, it is phenomenal. the city is on fire for our sports teams. >> everywhere today, fans came out in purple, ready to cheer their team on for another season. >> i'm ready.
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i'm ready. >> i cannot wait. is going to happen any day now. >> how do you think we are going to do? " we are going all the way. super bowl. -- >> we are going all the way. >> the first game is monday night in cincinnati. ♪ >> our text question for tonight -- what are you more excited about this weekend? text to this number -- "a" if you are more excited about the nfl kicking off or "b" if you are more excited about the o's facing the yankees in a pennant race. here's a look and how the early voting is shaping up.
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55% going with the o's. we will update this for you at 11:00. >> a further response to a letter from the ravens owner. letter read in part of an " many of my constituents and your football supporters are aghast that a member of the ravens football team would step into this controversial divide." he has been outspoken on the subject. today he answered on twitter. he said "i am an american before anything and just like any american i have the right to speak." if you would like to read what the around the league editor had to say, go to our website and click on "as seen on."
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>> back to campaign mode. >> mitt romney and president obama of focus on the jobs numbers. more on that and what is at stake. >> the ravens -- we will have more in sports. >> there are a few thunderstorms in the area. we will track those on hd doppler and talk about the threat of more widespread storms tomorrow. on the water, at 86 degrees. on the water, at 86 degrees.
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but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in maryland. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland.
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>> let synchronize calendars. 60 days to go. the countdown ticking down to the election now that the conventions have both a wrap up. >> and the jobs numbers could play a part on who prevails. we live in washington with our commitment 2012 report. >> the president tried to look on the bright side, citing another month of job gains. mitt romney describing numbers as a hangover after the democrats' convention party. >> president obama and his team hit the campaign trail fresh from charlotte. any help from the convention seemed to be blunted by the jobs report. >> we know it is not good enough. we know we need to create more, faster. >> job growth remained sluggish. are arriving in iowa, mitt romney took aim. >> what is he going to do to get
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this economy going? all he said last night was the same as you said four years ago. >> mitt romney cited his plan to create 12 million jobs. >> for me holding down taxes on small businesses is the central. regulations have to make it easier to grow. >> the president argued it is the wrong prescription. >> tax cuts, tax cuts. that some regulations. oh, and more tax cuts. [laughter] >> with both conventions over, there are only 60 days to the election. >> you guys, we are going to win this thing. >> we will win! >> people want to give obama another chance. to the extent that people think things are going in the wrong direction, they won't. >> in washington, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now your 11 insta-weather plus forecast.
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>> the atmosphere is warm and humid. is actually less dense. -- it is actually less dense. that is good for home runs. that is what we saw last night. the atmosphere is pretty much the same. expect the ball to be flying around camden yard this evening. those are not an immediate threat to us. as a matter of fact, they will be drifting southwest to northeast. washington and frederick county -- i do not think we have much of a chance of showers around here. less than a 20% chance. is a little unstable. a storm could pop up briefly in anyone can -- and anyone location. baseball will be getting under way in downtown baltimore. it was a warmer than normal day again. the first week of september 2012, averaging eight degrees warmer than normal.
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triple digit heat. way back in 1981. -- 1881. it is still 90 in frederick. almost 90 in hagerstown. a little cooler in the mountains, but they have a better chance for storms rolling in tonight and early tomorrow morning. that this fall-like air and it will be pushing east tomorrow. the second half of are we will be different when that cool, dry air arrives. the transition is this brought out in cleveland. it will likely bring around of showers and storms. we will wake up to partly cloudy skies. late afternoon, we will see that line of thunderstorms approaching by 3:00, 4:00. then finally, it will be off the coast by 9:00, at 10:00 at night. anywhere from 3:00 in the afternoon to 10:00 in the evening, the chance for a thunderstorm. it could be accompanied by gusty
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winds and heavy downpours. 65 to 73 tonight. mostly clear skies. temperatures will be pushing into the upper 80's. wins in the south 10 miles an hour to 20 miles per hour. there's a 30-mile bus on the open bay. if you plan to do boating or fishing, is one of those days where you have to pay close attention to weather conditions changing. it will only be in the 60's in the mountains on sunday. stormy weather tomorrow afternoon. a much nicer sunday. if you are heading to the coast, ocean city, 90 tomorrow. it will turn very nice, although on the breezy side on sunday. 86 tomorrow, but only 80 and less humid on sunday. beautiful weather on monday. windy ravens kickoff, temperatures for should be ideal
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for monday evening. lows in the 50's. >> the sports center -- this is 11 sports. >> we are live at camden yards. it has been a season of pleasant surprises, one after another for the orioles'. many of the is we may not see again at camden yards. a packed house of orioles fans watching the orioles beat the yankees. with jason back on the mound, his first start in seven weeks. he pitched well. his teammate struggle a bit. it does not hurt when your teammates can pick you up like they did. the bottom of the eighth, the yankees tied up. gone instantly. a couple batters later, we have mark. 8 home runs in the last seven
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games. for good measure, chris davis during the party as well. he hit one out onto the flag court. tied for first with the yankees. now the challenge tonight -- avoid the hanover. -- handover. >> it gives you energy. if you that adrenaline rush. it can make the body feel like it is able again and give you that a second wind that you need to carry you through the playoffs. >> you have to look at it as totally new. last night was last night. >> that's right. the birds not to them around a bit the last timeout. you can hear this on wbal radio. it will be a big weekend with purple friday.
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we're getting ready before the opener. terrell suggs will be entered. how do you replace the nfl defensive player of the year? i mean, he is the pass rush. paul kruger has been named as a guy capable of stepping up and doing more things than he has done. but he is not there to replace terrell suggs. >> it has nothing to do with snizzle. -- sizzle. it has to do with playing outside linebacker for the baltimore ravens. you guys keep comparing. there is no comparison. i never compare the. it is playing outside linebacker for the baltimore ravens, period. >> breaking news today out of the nfl. bountygate. the suspensions for four players
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have been lifted by a four-man panel. they are free to play starting this week. the nfl has responded and was directed to lift the suspensions and revisit what they were going to do for punishment. [inaudible] anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year.
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now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia.
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>> here is a look at what we are working on for 11 news tonight. is the orange back for good? and a golden moment on a poignant day. those stor
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>> i sent this out to my twitter followers this morning. >> great. >> this is the sports section of "the new york post." look at that. "omg." >> omg. >> i love that cover. >> that will be the rest of the weekend. >> i love the. >> let's check the weather. >> the weather is cooperating. more humid conditions. 86 degrees. tomorrow, there could be some showers and storms. sunday will be beautiful. great weather for the ravens on monday. >> outstanding. thank you for joining us. >> nightly news is next.
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have a great weekend. we will see you allow the clock. [captionin
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